Who Am I
Computer engineer with a PhD in Brain-Computer Interfaces, working on machine learning applied to neuroscience to augment human decision-making. Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Essex (UK) with experience in teaching, machine-learning consultancy in industry, and co-founder of EyeWink Ltd.
Postdoctoral researcher working in the MURI project "Closed-Loop Multisensory Brain-Computer Interface for Enhanced Decision Accuracy".
Co-founder of a company aiming at developing a wearable device that allows people to control external devices with eye winks.
Research consultancy for Hood Group Ltd on the application of machine learning and big data analytics techniques to insurance schemes.
Working on state-space modelling (host Dr Demba Ba).
Writing a literature review and a full grant proposal on neuroscience technologies to enhance group decision making.
Investigating brain-to-brain communication via EEG signals and transcranial direct-current stimulation.
Research consultancy for Objective Computing Ltd (Chelmsford, UK) on the application of machine learning and big data analytics techniques in relation to marketing strategy.
Funded by the Defence Human Capability Science and Technology Centre (DHCSTC), UK's Ministry of Defence (approx. £375,000).
Funded by the Defence Human Capability Science and Technology Centre (DHCSTC), UK's Ministry of Defence (approx. £16,000).
Funded by the University of Essex (£4,990 - code #DC10758).
Thesis title: Improving Group Decision Making with Collaborative Brain-Computer Interfaces.
Supervisors: Professor Riccardo Poli and Dr Caterina Cinel.
External examiners: Professor Slawomir Nasuto and Dr Hubert Cecotti.
Dissertation title: A 3D Perception System for Mobile Robot Navigation and Object Detection.
Supervisors: Professor Stefano Caselli and Dr Dario Lodi Rizzini.
Dissertation title: Development of a Software Library for Programming the Comau Smart Six Robot Manipulator.
Supervisors: Professor Stefano Caselli and Dr Jacopo Aleotti.
Preparing and giving lectures, preparing exams, preparing and marking coursework of module CE320 Large Scale Software Systems and Extreme Programming.
Holding lab activities and marking assignments in the following modules:
- CE320 Large Scale Software Systems and Extreme Programming (3 years)
- CE881 Mobile and Social Applications Programming (2 years)
- CE101 Professional Development (2 years)
- CE204 Data Structures and Algorithms (2 years)
- MA101 Applied Mathematics (1 year)
- CE151 Introduction to Programming (1 year).
Holding lab activities in the following modules:
- Computer Architectures
- C++ Programming.